Eversource Collaborates with Plymouth State and UConn on Predictive Weather Modeling

NEC member Eversource recently announced it will add Plymouth State University to its partnership with the University of Connecticut to improve the predictive weather modeling systems development at the Eversource Energy Center at UConn.

Eversource will work with the two universities to develop storm modeling and damage forecasting systems designed for the New England climate. The systems will complement the Eversource Energy Center at UConn’s current power outage prediction modeling system and allow utility companies to distribute resources appropriately across the country and region in preparation to damages to an electric grid from storms.

“We are trying to improve the reliability and resilience of the entire electric grid, basically for New England. We’re trying to predict in advance what a particular weather pattern is going to do to our electric grid and the impact it will all have on our customers,” said Bill Quinlan, Eversource’s President of Operations in New Hampshire.

The New England Council congratulates Eversource on the new collaboration that will continue to improve service to Eversource and other utility customers throughout New England. Read more in New Hampshire Business Review and Concord Monitor.

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